Check what Debian version you are running on your Linux system - LinuxConfig.org


#1

The easiest way on how to check what Debian version you are running is to simply read a content of /etc/issue file. Example:

root@debian:~# cat /etc/issue
Debian GNU/Linux 9 \n \l

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://linuxconfig.org/check-what-debian-version-you-are-running-on-your-linux-system

#2

Martin Waidhuba

Hi Team,
I’m unable to run Eclipse on debian SId(unstable)despite having the latest jdk (8)


#3

Ron

Thanks. IT worked for me to upgrade from debian 9 to debian buster testing release on my latop.


#4

Wazza65

Try cat /proc/version

I could not get lsb-release to install on Squeeze. Python is too advanced.


#5

Lubos Rendek Mod -> Wazza65

cat /proc/version will provide you with a kernel version. However, this article aims to check for a Debian system version.